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. >>> to politics now, first lady michelle obama is among the mourners remembering a 15-year-old chicago girl who died a tragic random death. leah pendelton was gunned down after participating in the obamas' inauguration. "the new york times" topped its paper and we'll dig into the legal justification for drone strikes later in the program and president obama warning that the middle class will get hit hardest if congress does not do something to stop those massive cuts set to take effect march 1st. >> if the sequester is allowed to go forward, thousands of americans who work in fields like national security, education or education are likely to be laid off. democrats and republicans can still get together on a balanced solution to the deficit crisis. republican senator mitch mcconnell says that he know that sequestration would have consequences, but he blames president obama for not putting forward an acceptable plan to prevent it. for more on that, jonathan strong, staff writer, role call, alexander burns and national political reporter with politico. good afternoon to both of you. >> hello. >>
yesterday as first lady michelle obama att d attended a funeral of a 15-year-old teen shot in chicago. her mother, will be one of 23 people directly affected by gun violence who will be attending the state of the union as invited guests of house democrats. the representatives are using the bright spotlight to bring attention to gun control measures being considered by congress. as a reminder and for the president these speeches, his most visible platform to influence the debate he hope toss accomplish in the second term. it feels to me like the one thing beyond the ordinary mundane, continuing to get out of the recession, is this gun violence question and this idea of using this as a moment to put pressure on it. whether or not they stand for immigration with 23 gun victim, you know, survivor family members in the room, it's going to be hard not to stand on some sort of gun control. >> it goes to what victoria said, who is the audience? who is the president trying to make the statement to? if he's trying to get public support on his side, he has it. now, the funny thing is they actually do
pendleton had performed at the president's inauguration, michelle obama appeared at the funeral. tonight her parents will be guests at tonight's state of the europe onaddress. ted rowlands has more. what do we know and how did police find them? >> reporter: well, zoraida, how police found them unfortunately wasn't from a tip from the community. they said they were very disappointed in the fact that despite the fact that this case was on the airwaves every single day for almost two weeks and there was a $40,000 reward, dhad not get that tip from a witness. what happened was they just canvassed the neighborhood and picked up little tidbits and were able to narrow down these two and as you said, they got a partial confession from the 18-year-old. >> and we heard that they mistook one of hadiya's friends for a rival gang member. have we learned whether or not any of her friends were connected to any gangs? >> reporter: absolutely not. in fact, the 18-year-old michael ward said he believed the one male underneath this canopy in this park was a member of a rival gang that. was a case of mistaken i
and met michelle obama going to aspen on another $180,000 at least for air force two to fly to aspen you have to question it. >> bob: that is a real surprise. that is a big surprise playing golf with contributors. >> greg: not one woman or transgendered individual playing golf. that the outrage! this is the bigotry of president obama. >> dana: soft big trill of golf excursions. >> greg: there is a golf war on women. >> dana: i want to say something about women, there is not enough women working in the west wing. if i would have been told hey, after this, it's so great. president obama is going to get to play with tiger woods, i would have said, i know you think that is great. i don't think he should play this weekend, this particular weekend with tiger woods. he can play with tiger woods every day for the rest of his life starting january 21, 2017. until then, why don't we just keep it clean and not have him play with tiger woods? obviously going to get out. >> bob: because it wasn't a woman president that it was -- >> dana: if, i think -- yes, i don't -- i don't know. >> bob: i married
. and hadiya would still be alive. >> so sad. hadiya's mother will be sitting beside michelle obama during the state of the union. so we expect the president to talk a bit about gun control. we'll hear what he has to say. ted rowlands from chicago. >>> also in the news, it felt like an earthquake, but this morning the truth is even more jolting. overnight, north korea once again defied the world and detonated a nuclear bomb. it is the third underground test by the communist country since 2006, and it's most powerful. the explosion roughly half the strength of the bomb dropped on hiroshima in world war ii. today in a rare solidarity, world leaders are condemning this test. at this minute diplomats from the most powerful nations are meeting behind closed doors at the united nations. it's north korea's first nuclear test under its new leader kim jong-un. it comes hours ahead of president obama's state of the union speech. analysts believe it's a way for kim jong-un to force the president to acknowledge north korea during tonight's state of the union address. >>> speaking of that we are 11 hou
house. now you may remember the sergeant munley sat with first lady michelle obama during the president's 2010 state of the union address. you can see her right there. munley says that she was told that the victims of that shooting would be taken care of but instead, she says she feels betrayed. >> not to the least little bit have the victims been taken care of. in fact they have been neglected very badly. >> so the president's promise was not fulfilled? >> no. >> reporter: munley was shot three times that day as she and her partner took on major nidal hasan likely preventings more deaths. part of what is also so disturbing about this story that munley has been laid off from her job at fort hood's civilian police force. munley and other victims there are now suing the government because the government characterized the attack as work place vie ends are and not terrorism. that designation they say doesn't give them adequate access to medical care and also financial benefits. they say that the wounds should be characterized as combat-related. by the way, jon, we should mention we just got
. he is playing in florida. we know he is taking a weekend off to play golf. we heard that michelle obama has sent the president a tweet saying honey, call home. >>> my panel today for the big three. let's get to your must read. what is it? >> amanda becker has a story about the future of the voting rights act which is getting its day at the supreme court at the end of the month. >> what is your must read? >> the real cost of shrinking government. this idea of cutting the government is always a big abstraction. read this argument and find out what it really means. >> did you have one big take away from that? >> i mentioned it in the first segment. if you have a kid who is benefitting from head start if you happen to be one of these people that flies and stands in line at airports, if you go to national parks, all of those face cutbacks from the sequester. >> robert, how about yours? >> you know how every organization has a new kid on the block. today's "new york times" has a great story on senator from texas about not respecting senatet traditions. it is a must read. >> all three of
lady, michelle obama will be joined by the parents of 15-year-old hadiya pendleton gunned down days after performs at the president's inauguration festivities. yesterday, two gang members were charged in the honor students' murder. they say they mistook her friend for a rival. ted nugent will be attending the state of the union address as a guest of steve stockman. he said last year if the president won election i will either be dead or in jail by this time next year. secret service again, ted nugent, the motor city madman. on a side note, the congressman inviting him said he will be fact checking the president's speech live on twitter to t the #you liked. >>> today, a news supplement reveals labels may be misleading. what a surprise, researchers who tested vitamin d pills found they contain ed eed a percent amount and many people in america take vitamins. i never understood take vitamins, take vitamins, just eat right. any vitamin freaks on the set? >> i actually take b vitamins for bad hands. >> bad hands. >> bad hands. >> so if i get bad hands -- >> b vitamins. >> pop tarts have
the president talk about nate and cleo pendleton, the guests of first lady michelle obama and they're with us this morning. what was is like to hear him talk about your daughter that way? it must just rip your heart out honestly. >> yeah t does because it's all so fresh. it's an honor that he would be speaking of my child, it's unfortunate, the circumstances to talk about her in, so. >> how are you guys holding up? you're going through something i think absolutely no parent could imagine surviving, honestly. >> day by day. >> yes. >> day by day. >> hour by hour. yes. >> does it help at all to be focused on the gun control issue? do you feel like you're doing something? >> yes, and i feel like talking about her and getting the word out and becoming more involved with, you know, the issue is empowering, so to speak. it helps. >> you know that it's very unlikely that they will pass legislation that would ban assault weapons. people talk about, but the reality is, most people think that would not happen. how do you feel about getting into this debate? do you think that's critical? would you be fi
angeles police department. >> terrible. >>> "the chicago tribune," first lady michelle obama is headed to chicago this weekend to attend the funeral of 15-year-old pendleton. the honors stupid was shot last week in a chicago park just days after performing at the inauguration fest activities in d.c. pendleton was among more than 40 people gunned down in chicago last month, making janitz deadliest month in over a decade. unbelievable. >>> "the sun herald," a new study finds deep fried foods and sugary drinks may be causing serious health problems for people in the deep south. people who ate meals centered around burgers and sweet tea had a bigger chance of stroke. >>> a look inside the fifth annual products of the year awards. that will be fun. >> all right. cool. with us now, the chief white house correspondent for "politico," mike allen with a look at the "playbook." good morning. >> good morning and happy friday. >> there it is. not quite as enthusiastic as usual. >> happy friday! >> there it is. let's talk about marco rubio and his brand. that's what you're writing about this mornin
michelle obama is spending the weekend on ski slopes of aspen and the president is in florida golfing with staffers and friends. ambassador susan rice appeared on the daily show, answered questions about the benghazi attack. the question was posed why could to government agencies not get the story straight about the benghazi attack. listen to the answer. >> the bigger tragedy is we spent all the months trying figure out the origins of talking points. in my opinion, not enough time doing the service that we owed to our fallen colleagues that were lost. >> ambassador rice, withdrew her name for consideration can of secretary of state after republicans demanded answers of why show called the attack spontaneous. up next. girls with guns. the majority of gun owners aremen but that does not mean that women are not packing heat. we will look at that next, you are watching msnbc, the place for politics. i have a cold, and i took nyquil, but i'm still stubbed up. [ male announcer ] truth is, nyquil doesn't unstuff your nose. what? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus liquid gels speeds relief
blog on tina tchen, first lady michelle obama's chief of staff. it's part of my women of values series. she is awesome. >> she's great. >> full disclosure, friend of mine. speaking of powerful women, on tomorrow's show, former u.s. secretary of state madeline albright will join us onset. >> i thought we were going to have an awkward segue because andrew ross sorkin is over there. >> no, no. we're talking about madeline albright. there is andrew ross sorkin. he's coming up too. >>> coming up later this morning, former senior adviser to president obama, david axelrod. keep it here on "morning joe." ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ i don't want any trouble. i don't want any trouble either. ♪ [ engine turns over ] [ siren wailing in distance ] you know you forgot to take your mask off, right? we should probably get out of here. ♪ [ male announcer ] introducing the all-new beetle convertible. now every day is a top-down day. that's the power of german engineering. >>> all bundled up. that's good because it's cold outside. don't forget your mittens. >> you put that hat on. nobody put that hat on you. >>
of people children and others who want to see the pope in one of his final appearances. >> michelle clifford live for us from vatican city. thank you. >>> the time now is 25 after the top of the hour. coming up, apparently 3 years ago president obama promised to take care of the woman who was shot stopping the gunman. but now she says he's broken his promise. >> love that story. super bowl sunday could be a thing of the past. why it might be time to get ready for super bowl saturday. for over 75 years people have saved money with...ohhh... ...with geico... ohhh...sorry! director's voice: here we go. from the top. and action for over 75 years people have saved money with gecko so.... director's voice: cut it! ...what...what did i say? gecko? i said gecko? aw... for over 75 year...(laughs. but still trying to keep it contained) director's voice: keep it together. i'm good. i'm good. for over 75...(uncontrollable laughter). what are you doing there? stop making me laugh. vo: geico. saving people money for over seventy-five years. gecko: don't look at me. don't look at me. >> hi, welcome back to
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